50 years ago (1962)
Establishment of a new state bank in downtown Everett was approved by the state banking office. Branches aside, Bank of Everett, was the first downtown for more than 40 years. Clarence J. Coleman, president of the new bank, today also announced the appointment of Bob Polachek as manager of the institution.
Tod C. Cleveland recently joined Cascade Savings and Loan Association, it was announced by Dean Nichols, president. Cleveland, born in Everett and raised in Vancouver, would be involved in savings promotion. He and his wife Beverly had a son Bryan and were expecting another child next month.
25 years ago (1987)
The Dykeman Architects, P.S., was the new corporate title for the Everett professional services firm formerly known as Dykeman, Ogden, Aldridge &Quinton Architects, P.S. They recently moved to new offices at 400 First National Bank Building downtown.
Roland D. Funk of Lake Stevens was recently named vice president and market manager for Peoples Bank in North Snohomish County, Island County and Skagit County. Funk, who would manage and work out of the Everett office, had begun his banking career with Peoples in 1966.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.